This is a logical step for Sprint as the carrier has finally snagged Apple iPhone 4S, which is a big win for the carrier. Sprint announced its network plans with the initial 120 market implementation of the LTE services. This will then be further expanded to a total of 260 markets by the end of 2013. Sprint also announced that it will be releasing its first LTE device in 2012. [Read more…]
When HTC EVO 4G mobile device graced the CTIA 2010, it has received many accolades and endorsements. It even go the Best of Show Award from EWeek during the said event. So, when it was announced that this first ever 4G phone is about to hit the U.S. many have crossed their fingers and patiently waited for this to happen.
Boom! Suddenly, Sprint and HTC announced the official release date of the HTC EVO 4G – June 4, 2010. That’s about less than a month from now. And by virtue of it being the first ever 4G phone to hit the U.S., the whole mobile phone industry was rocked and stirred.
So why everybody is so agog about the HTC EVO and the its 4G connectivity via Sprint? How about this? – download speeds of up to 10 times faster than 3G. If you think that Sprint’s 3G network is fast enough, wait till you get a taste of Sprint 4G – which shall make the HTC EVO 4 the fastest data speeds of any U.S. wireless device.
In addition, Sprint and HTC are also rolling out voice and data capability either through WiFi or 4G networks. Â Biggest announcement of all, the HTC EVO 4G will support two-way video chat. Now that’s what I call – awesome!
Sprint currently offers 4G networks in 32 U.S. markets, so you’re pretty much covered in those areas. To find out if your area is one of those covered by Sprint 4G, check this out.
And how much would a blazing fast mobile internet on the new HTC EVO 4G phone cost you? Â Surprisingly, it’s only $199.99 with a two-year Sprint service contact. If you want to be one of the early adopters, you may register for reservation atÂ Â www.sprint.com/evo.